EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs Application


EOPS will begin accepting applications on October 1 for the spring 2023 semester. To apply, please complete the application by clicking the button below.

For questions, please visit our Virtual Front Counter on Cranium Café, give us a call at (714) 484-7368, or drop by our office in the Cypress College Complex, Room 201, 2nd floor.


EOPS Steps to Success

If you are interested in enrolling in EOPS, please complete the following items before submitting an EOPS application. If you are having difficulties or need further assistance, please call (714) 484-7368 or come by our office in Cypress College Complex, room 201.

Step 1: Apply to Cypress College

If you are a new incoming student to Cypress College, complete your Cypress College application at cypresscollege.edu.

Step 2: Assessment

Cypress College allows incoming students to benefit from using Multiple Measures for English, English as a Second Language (ESL), and math course placements. For more information please contact the Counseling Center at (714) 484-7015.

Step 3: Apply for CCPG

Apply for California College Promise Grant (CCPG) — formerly known as Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) by completing FAFSA. If you are an AB540 student, you can apply for the CCPG by completing the California Dream Act.

Step 4: Obtain Transcripts

If applicable, obtain previous college transcripts from all colleges attended (may be unofficial).

Step 5*: EOPS Application

Submit your completed EOPS application and supplemental documents (assessment results and unofficial transcripts) to the EOPS office as soon as possible. Applications are accepted until the program is full.

*Please contact the EOPS office for application submission dates.

Step 6: EOPS Orientation

Attend a scheduled EOPS orientation if your application is approved.